From 2009 to 2010, the number of malicious websites skyrocketed by more than 111 percent.
Just under 80 percent of websites with malicious code examined by Websense Security Labs were legitimate sites that had been compromised.
40 percent of all Facebook status updates have links and 10 percent of those links are either spam or malicious.
Approximately 22.4 percent of search results for trends and breaking news stories currently contain malicious links.
That’s ever-so-slightly more than the ratio of malicious links returned for search results for objectionable content such as porn, which returns about 21.8 percent malware-ridden content.
30.3 percent of all sites classed as shopping sites by Google search results contained malicious content.
34 percent of malicious HTTP attacks included data-stealing code.
Just over half of all data-stealing attacks occurred over the Web.
The top 5 hosts of data stealing code in 2010: 1. pc-optimizer.com 2. host127-0-0-1.com 3. beancountercity.com 4. 0texkax7c6hzuidk.com 5. googlegroups.com